12 April 2013

Nordic Genealogy Conference in Minnesota: Early Bird Deadline is April 14

If you like to save money, don't forget to register for the discounted rate for the upcoming Nordic Genealogy Conference no later than Sunday, April 14th. The conference will be held in the Fine Arts Building at Inver Hills Community College, located in Inver Grove Heights [suburb of St. Paul] on Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th.      

Friday night includes a dessert social, followed by a presentation by Doug Ohman, photographer of the
popular Minnesota Byways series.  Saturday's sessions include Nordic Research at the Minnesota Historical Society by Duane Swanson and Find Your Way Home: Using Maps and Gazetteers to Trace Nordic Genealogy by Ryan Mattke, plus 18 breakout sessions.

The conference also features free translations or consultations along with a silent auction, door prizes, and a vendor hall.  The free consultations can be about your Nordic research, Minnesota research, New York brick wall, Civil War research, or anything you need some advice about. You need to sign up for these in advance.

Information about the conference and registration can be found on the Minnesota Genealogical Society's website

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